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The Shining - Stephen King
The Shining
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Format: kindle
Publisher: Anchor
Pages no: 466
Edition language: English
Series: The Shining (#1)
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WhiskeyintheJar Romance
WhiskeyintheJar Romance rated it
3.0 Room 217
I think I had more sympathy for Jack this time around, first read this in my teens. Still delivered on the creepy factor with the Room 217 scene and the hedge animals. Still too bottom heavy with action for me (I get build-up but still didn't work for me), Wendy needed more umph to her character i...
Mirkat Always Reading
Mirkat Always Reading rated it
4.0 The Shining
Like most people, I have seen the Stanley Kubrick-directed movie adaptation of The Shining. It's been so many years since I have seen the film, that I don't recall it in great detail, but of course I remember the iconic lines and images most people remember: Danny croaking "REDRUM"; Jack Nicholson's...
No More Booklikes, BYE
No More Booklikes, BYE rated it
3.5 My Memories Built a Mega Monster
Well that was not as scary as I imagined it was when I read it way back in the 70's. This book was my #1 nightmare I never dared re-read it till now. Sure I was a pre-teen and hadn't been jaded by life and media, but it seemed so scary in my twisted memory. It was different from the movie. The first...
Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it
4.5 The Shining by Stephen King (audiobook)
I reread this on audio, narrated by Campbell Scott. I was a kid when I read it the first time and it helped solidify my lifelong love of the horror genre. I hoped it would be as scary as I remembered. Knowing what I now know about Jack after reading Doctor Sleep (if you haven’t read it, you should) ...
Toni rated it
2.0 "The Shining", by Stephen King
The Shining #1“The Shining” is the story of Jack Torrance, who is employed as the caretaker of the gargantuan Overlook Hotel in Colorado one winter. With his wife and son they hoped to spend the winter season in peace and stitch up their fractured family.The book was first released in 1977 then made...
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